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Costa Rica

Costa Rica borders the Caribbean and Pacific waters and has a broad mix of low lands and hilly volcanoes, coastal plains separated by rugged mountains including over 100 volcanic cones.

There are four kinds of toucans in Costa Rica, including the keel-billed toucan, chestnut-mandibled toucan, collared aracari, and the fiery-billed aracari.

Costa Rica is one of the most valued environmental destinations in North America.

There are more than 121 volcanic formations in Costa Rica, and seven of them are active. Poas Volcano has the second widest crater in the world (nearly one mile in diameter), and Arenal Volcano is one of the ten most active volcanoes in the world.

More than 25% of Costa Rica’s land is dedicated to national parks, reserves and wildlife refuges. There are more than 100 different protected areas to visit.

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